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Celebrate NC Wine Month with our 3-course Harvest Menu

Posted on 08/26/2014 by Jean Sexton

Nothing could be finer than a month-long celebration of North Carolina wines—and that’s just what we’re looking forward to in September! In honor of North Carolina Wine Month,...

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Cows and sheep and donkeys, oh my!  Maintaining a working farm at Biltmore

Posted on 08/25/2014 by Judy Ross

The animals you see grazing when you drive through Biltmore are not just decorative—they play a major role in continuing George Vanderbilt’s vision of a self-sustaining, working estate....

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A thoughtful wine collector

Posted on 08/21/2014 by Jean Sexton

Taste and style were two hallmarks of George Vanderbilt’s life, and both are reflected throughout Biltmore—his private country estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Visually stunning...

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Cornelia’s birthday celebrations continue

Posted on 08/19/2014

As Cornelia Vanderbilt grew older, her birthday parties became grand events. Her twenty-first birthday on August 22, 1921 began with a surprise gathering of 250 estate workers and tenants at 7 a.m....

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Happy Birthday, Cornelia Vanderbilt

Posted on 08/06/2014 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

On August 22, 1900 George and Edith Vanderbilt welcomed the arrival of their only child—a daughter—who was born in the grand Louis XV Bedroom in Biltmore House. She was named Cornelia...

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